Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Bourne’s Bill to Promote Illinois Coal Passes House, Awaits Senate Action

State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is the Chief Sponsor of House Bill 3656 that seeks to increase the use of Illinois coal. The bill creates a task force to study…

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Summer Reading Program Begins

State Representative Avery Bourne(R-Raymond) is challenging local kindergarten through fifth-grade students to complete her reading program to earn a free ice cream with the Representative at the end of summer….

Saturday, May 13th, 2017
Bourne Seeks Change in Ethics Tests for Lawmakers; Failure Should Not Be an Option

Currently, Illinois lawmakers are required to test their knowledge of ethics laws annually by taking an ethics exam – the kicker though, they’re allowed to fail every question. State Representative…

Monday, May 8th, 2017
Rep. Bourne: School Funding Reform Needed Now

State Rep. Avery Bourne today released the following statement on school funding reform upon the House’s return to Springfield for the final month of the spring legislative session:   For…

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Free Shred Event to Prevent Identity Theft and Fraud

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and First National Bank of Litchfield are partnering to host a free shred event at her district office on Saturday, June 10th.  The event will take…

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Legislation to Repeal the Estate Tax

Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) is sponsoring legislation to help local farm families by repealing the estate and inheritance taxes paid on land transfers upon death.  The legislation, House Bill 432,…